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The Spark – Snippet 08

The Spark – Snippet 08 CHAPTER 3: Being Put in My Place Easton walked out of the hall, straightening as he moved. I kept watching. It wouldn’t have surprised me if he’d turned and belted me if I gave him … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 07

The Spark – Snippet 07 Buck had never been in a place like this; he sure didn’t want to go in. I didn’t either, to tell the truth, but I didn’t see another choice. I took the length of cord … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 06

The Spark – Snippet 06 Neither of us spoke until I could see flashes of the white walls of houses through the trees ahead of us. Then I said what I’d been thinking as I walked along behind her: “I … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 05

The Spark – Snippet 05 CHAPTER 2: Finding My Place I reached the line just as the clerk processed Rilk, the last person from the group I’d arrived with. The old potter hadn’t set his pack down while he waited, … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 04

The Spark – Snippet 04 Beune isn’t very big, and the streams back home wouldn’t float anything more than a rowboat. Some of the ships on the Dun Add waterfront had sails on two masts for going back upstream against … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 03

The Spark – Snippet 03 He’d stayed beside me, probably figuring how Dun Add was going to strike me. I’d been luckier than I knew to have met Duncan on the Road. “You were one of Jon’s Champions?” I said. … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 02

The Spark – Snippet 02 You don’t need an animal to walk the Road, you can wear polarized filters. I’ve seen good ones of mica, though a Maker of any skill can build better ones out of raw sand. Seeing … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 01

The Spark – Snippet 01 The Spark By David Drake DEDICATION to Lynn Bessette A fellow Arthurian Enthusiast But he by wild and way, for half the night, And over hard and soft, striking the sod From out the soft, … Continue reading

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 47

This book should be available now so this is the last snippet. Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 47 The shipyard here at Newtown didn’t have enough portable magnaflux equipment to check each weld, so the bosun was using a field … Continue reading

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 46

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 46 CHAPTER 17 Newtown on Peltry Tovera, wearing a chauffeur’s uniform, opened the door of the limousine’s passenger compartment for Grozhinski. He started to get in and only then noticed that Adele was inside waiting … Continue reading

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